"Duplex" Carbon Lamp

Description (Brief)
"Duplex" carbon lamp with Thompson-Houston base. Two filaments, one always on and the base hook lights the other.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp
date made
ca 1898
maker
Fostoria Incandescent Lamp Company
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in; 13.97 cm x 6.6675 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Fostoria
ID Number
1997.0388.86
catalog number
1997.0388.86
accession number
1997.0388
patent number
586275
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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